Kudara Kannon ( Goddess of mercy )

Shiro Kasamatsu


"Kudara Kannon" (Goddess of mercy) by Shiro Kasamatsu. Self-published print, dated (Printed) 1971. Japanese title "Kudara Kannon" and dated (Printed) 1971, in bottom margin. Handsigned "Shiro Kasamatsu" and red seal at the lower right of image. Red square seal "Carved and Printed by Shiro" on the lower right margin. Paper has embossed seal on the right margin. Extremely rare self-published print. Hard to find these old self-published prints nowadays.

Technique: Woodblock
Paper size: 11 and 1/8 inches by 16 and 3/4 inches (28.5 x 43 cm)
Image size: 9 and 3/4 inches by 14 and 1/2 inches (24.7 x 37 cm)
Sheet number : N/A
Date: Printed 1971
Signed: Hand signed "Shiro Kasamatsu" at the lower right of image.
Condition: Excellent condition. Faint ink smudge into right margin. Kento cut on lower right margin is for color alignment and is not a defect.